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Global Compliance Officer, Contemporary Gallery

Posted: 25.06.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

An international contemporary gallery in London is looking for a Global Compliance Officer to join their team.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead the development of compliance initiatives and programs to comply with the respective legal and regulatory obligations in relation to (Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Fraud (internal and external) and Anti-Bribery & Corruption.
  • Improve and maintain policies, risk assessments and procedures.
  • Develop and execute training for Sales staff globally and aid in general compliance awareness for whole business.
  • Assist the Sales Team in gathering information and analysing results to comply with AML rules.
  • Carry out ongoing monitoring/file reviews for existing clients.
  • Handle file reviews of suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures put in place.
  • Identify and inform of any changes to legislation and other regulatory requirements and implement necessary changes to processes.
  • Ensure detailed and prompt investigation of all AML incidents and cases.
  • Manage the resolution of cases through internal and external communications.
  • Maintain a proper register of all incidents reported internally and externally.
  • Aid in the improvement of tools to monitor, analyze, and report suspicious activity.

Required knowledge, skills and qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the following fields is required for this role: Business Administration, Graduate Diploma in Compliance and AML or CAMS certified
  • Previous working experience as compliance Manager/Officer
  • Fluent in English, additional languages like German or French are desired.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the industry’s regulations and best practices
  • Computer literate (good knowledge of MS Office suite – Excel, Word, Power-Point)
  • Good analytical skills, confident and self-assured.
  • A self-starter; an ability to think on one’s feet and deal with unexpected challenges
  • Team player skills, i.e. comfortable working with colleagues of all grades and backgrounds
  • Calm under pressure, adaptable and agile in approach
  • Ability to demonstrate decisiveness and sound judgment on a consistent basis.
  • Ability to work flexibly, including working out of office hours occasionally.
  • Hands-on experience with a variety of reporting operations and procedures
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver